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accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a terrible hoax. grieving the death of his girlfriend exposed as a hoax. an investigation is underway whether teo is the victim or the massacre mind. all american linebacker and heisman trophy finalist he gained national sympathy and attention when his grandmother died and on the same day so did an alleged girlfriend from leukemia. now a website has uncovered that no such young woman existed. he admits the relationship was online and by phone and claims he was duped by someone using stolen pictures of a woman who does not know
ability to enforce city laws. deputy chief takes over as interim chief while officials try to fill the position permanently. >> san francisco waiting for the results of an investigation into police misconduct. stemming from these surveillance videos from 2011 in which officers entered hotel rooms without warrants, sometimes, stealing items. as a result prosecutors had to drop hundreds of cases. >> if we have officers who are violating the law and constitutional rights weerk at risk n a free society have you to have the police officers falling -- following the law. >> last summer, he issued a training memo to officer autos the head of the university of california system is stepping down. he did not elaborate on when what those are. the board is expected to create a committee to search for the replacement. the 68-year-old says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >> more students applying for add min mission to university of california. nearly 175,000 students applied for admission to the system for fall, 2013 an increase of 8.6%. and la teen yoz are the largest group appl
action plan against gun violence in america. but today, new york governor andrew cuomo signed a law that is the toughest gun law in the nation right now and tried to tackle a very big question. how do you keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill? abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas tells us about the controversial idea. >> reporter: we've all seen the faces. young men accused of horrific mass shootings, looking unstable, believed to be mentally ill. they were ticking time bombs who sometimes had encounters with mental health professionals. could they have been stopped? today, new york state officials are leading the way, passing a new law they hope will block violent acts by the mentally ill. >> we must stop the madness and >> reporter: the new law would require mental health professionals to report to state officials any patient they deem to be a "significant risk" or "threat." this would stop mentally ill patients from buying weapons. no court order needed. >> this would be a sea change but potentially opens up a huge number of patients to the intrusion of the s
, acted even before the federal government, putting in place the toughest gun control laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that addresses the full panorama and spectrum of issues that come up. >> reporter: the new york law would block mentally ill patients from buying weapons and require mental health professional to report any patient they deem to be a significant risk or threat. victims of mass shootings want something similar done on a national level. >> mentally ill people with guns. come on. that's a lethal combination. >> reporter: gun rights advocates are vowing to wage war. former attorney general ed meese even raised the possibility of impeaching president obama if his gun measures go too far. john? sunny? >> thank you very much. >>> experts are expressing concern over the mental health provisions of the new york law. they fear people who need help will now avoid getting it if it means their names will be made public. one doctor called the law meaningless. and says he expects mental health professionals to ignore it. >> potentially opens up a huge number of patien
more. >> last time they had a gun control law was 1997, banning small handguns known as saturday night specials i was found to be conflicting with state law. >> thank you. later tonight abc 7 news political reporter mark math use will have local reaction outlined today at the white house, stay tuned for that later on in the hour in, marin county, the district attorney now says it may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during that four-county buy back program yesterday. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers but only raised 43,000s ndz cash to cover them. the total of 827 weapons were turned in. and another buy back is set for monday. it's currently scheduled for 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police departments but don't expect to get cash this time. for turning in the gun. >> we're used to seeing screeners in our nation airports but today a special unit made a stop in a train station in the east bay. it's a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. laura anthony sl live tonight. laura? >> hi, carolyn, tsa out here earl
is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is facing a crime epidemic. just last friday four people were killed in less than 10 hours. if hired the city would pay $250,000. >> if you really need to hear what he has to say why not go and have -- buy his book on amazon? >> oakland police chief howard jordan favors hiring the police chief who is now po
. >> the president allies are dampening expectations on key components of the law. rules that the ban on assault weapons. >> here in california new legislation is been announced to protect the try pri vassy of citizen who's choose to legally own a firearm after a journalist published names and addresses of thousands of new yorker was gun permits. nanette? >> well, california already has an assault weapons ban and a 10 round limit on ammunition. state lawmakers here want to do more.c >> we're lightntnuç years ahead. >> the brady campaign considers california having the toughest laws in the country. still, the newtown, connecticut massacre is prompting lawmakers to propose measure goesing further than the president's package of reforms. state senator wants california to do background checks on people before they buy ammunition and require a perm dwroit proceed with the sale. >> ammunition is the fuel that eedz feeds violence in the neighborhoods. >> a new proposal seeks to shield address and phone numbers of californians carrying concealed weapons, law enforcement would still have access to the i
? >> a heart as big as the world. >> john bellcastor was barack obama's law partner doing civil rights work in chicago from 1993 to 2003. >> in our law firm he never raised his voice. the no drama obama you hear about today was that way back in 1993. >> and dotting the crowd the young celebrities drawn to obama. katie berry and john mayer and jeffrey wright who spoke of the hope of the day. >> it's about the hope of the country and the example we set to the world in terms of free and working democracy. and it's about partnership and it's about what you know, the common ground between all of us as americans. and so, you know, if this doesn't illustrate that then we have a lot of hard work to do. >> and the musical artists mostly represented the young 21st century artists like kelly clarkson. ♪ >> and an obama favorite and friend, beyonce. ♪ for the ramparts we watched ♪ were so gallantly streaming >> we the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. it is the star that guides us still. just as it guided our forebearers through seneca falls
to determine if the law violates rights of nudists. >> cold day like today, that is commitment right there. the flu outbreak prompting lots of people in the bay area to get shots. officials in kaiser say the increase in demand is caution some spot shortages of vaccine at their flu clinics saying they're moving reserves to medical centers for demand is greatest now. they're ordering more from manufacturers. saying it's vaccinated 1.2 million members sempx october. >> 49ers get rgd to face cal cons in nfc championship game. >> 49ers beat packers saturday night. so are the niner faithful making plansúiñ to go south or saving their money? >> i'm here it's going to be all lit up in 49er skpred gold in just a bit. there is a lot of ride out there. there are a lot of pick tik yits still available out there. i talked to a number of plans that are thrilled about saturday's viblgtry. a lot of people were at that game. i had a hard time finding faithful who are actually making the road trip to atlanta. for smrks it's too far go. 2j% tiiceetssstill available. >> he says he is he'ding to atlanta anyw
students accepted from the california community colleges. >> san francisco law banning public nudity goes into effect next month and is challenged today in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance at the u.s. district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiff wants it to apply to ought nudists not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame officials could hold a news conference on the shocking story of the national college football star who claim tons the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or mastermind. he gained national sympathy and attention when in september his grandmother died and on same day, so did his girlfriend, allegedly, of leukemia. now a when has uncovered that there was no such young woman. manti te'o says the relationship was online and claims he was duped by someone using stolen pictures of a woman who says she doesn't even know manti te'o. >> this was an elaborate, very soph
. >> the president is laying out his plans for tougher gun control laws. tahman bradley is following all of the developments in washington. >> reporter: good morning, sunny and rob. president obama says he's not going to worry about the politics of gun control. he's going to worry about what makes sense. but the fact is, some of his tougher proposals will need congressional approval. president obama will unveil his plan for curbing gun violence this week, with or without congress. >> there's some steps we can take that don't require legislation that are within my authority as president. >> reporter: the president's gun task force has identified executive actions he can take. at the top of president obama's list is reinstating the assaults weapons ban. and background checks for people who purchase guns at gun shows. both of those will require members of congress to act. >> members of congress will have to have a debate. >> reporter: according to a new abc news/"washington post" poll, there's overwhelming support for certain gun control measures. 88% of americans support gun show backgroun
on high-capacity ammunition clips and conceded that getting new gun laws passed is going to be tough. >> if responsible gun owners, if americans of every background stand up and say, enough. we've suffered too much pain and care too much about our children to allow this to continue then change will -- change will come. that's what it's going to take. >> the president also signed 23 executive actions, all meant to improve existing gun laws. one of them makes more data available for background checks. one offers security for schools that want them. it is important to note that with those executive actions, policy directives are not needed for congressional approval, as well. so this is coming directly from the white house, directly from president obama's chair. he's cracking down. he wants to reinstate a ban on assault-style weapons. ban high-capacity magazines, which a small majority of americans approve of and a large majority want to see stricter laws when it comes to background checks and getting authorized. >> it's going to be a tough sell, no doubt about it. >>> the president's n
of the reaction this week. senator max baucus "before passing new laws we need a thoughtful debate that respects responsible law abiding gun owners in montana instead of one side fits all directives from washington. senator tim johnson, democrat of south dakota, "it makes common sense to not have one size fits all. senator mark begich, democrat of alaska, "i feel like it's going to be hard for they of these pieces of legislation to pass at this point." these are democrats. what is he going to bring to bear on that? >> it is a tough issue. i will say this, these are commonsense proposals that respect the rights of gun owners. let's start there. and i think if you look at high-capacity magazines, assault weapons, universal background checks, the progress we can make on mental health and school safety, all of these enjoy enormous support of the american people. democrats and republicans, so i think that putting together the legislative coalition is going to be hard obviously but we're very confident. i do think things have changed since newtown, you know, senator manchin and republicans and democra
would force to it take legal action against the city. >> it will violate the law. it will violate the constitutional rights of the property owner. >>reporter: if the attorney for the neighbors accused 7-11 of bullying the city into reversing its decision. >> property owner and tenant 7-11 either decided to take a calculate the business risk or simply failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term leas lease. >>reporter: again city council voted unanimously to revoke 7-11 permit to do business her here. mayor david lynn told me that even though the city legal team made a mistake, the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7-11 in court. reporting live in san mateo, abc 7 news. >>> new at 11:00 body has been found in the trunk of a car just off the campus of sonoma state university. car was parked in no parking zone on petaluma hill road in rohnert park. investigators say the car is connected to a crime committed friday in santa rosa. they will thought say what crime though. death is considered suspicious a
wants to use her winnings to start her own firm, which will focus on immigration law. from woodbridge, virginia, please welcome dee anwari. dee, welcome again. >> thank you. >> yeah, you--you immigrated from afghanistan with your family when you were just three years old, right after the soviet invasion. >> right, so i was very young. so i don't really remember being in afghanistan, but still i'd like to start my own law firm, be my own boss, and help other immigrants--recent or, you know, kind of formerants--gr immigrants--get their citizenship and kind of live the
cities. the use of gang injunctions and curfews and antiloiterring laws have been rejected in oakland in the past but oakland is facing a crime epidemic. on friday four were killed in less than ten hours. if hired the certify would pay him $250,000. >> if you really need to hear what he has to say, why don't you go and ask jordan, buy his book on amazon for $18? >> oakland police chief jordan favors hiring the former police chief of los angeles who was police commissioner in boston and new york but protesters fear the use of stop and frisk techniques that he introduced in new york will lead to racial profiling. stop and frisk enters a gray area that questions what is reasonable suspicion? last week a federal judge found it to be in violation of people's civil right. >> officers have the right based on reasonable suspicion to stop anyone. >> chief jordan says too much emphasis has been placed on the stop and frisk methods. >> the large part of the success in new york and los angeles was based on partner community something we are in support of. >> the public safety commission voted to
san francisco newmzigñ law on public nudity. tonight a final chilly chance for critics of the law to bare it all. >> an internet hero found dead just as he's about to go on trial. the legacy of online social justice he leaves behind. >> the department of motor vehicles charges a woman hundreds of dollars too much to register her car. i'm michael finney. coming up 7 >>> visitors to san francisco city hall saw quite a show this morning. protestors stripped down to birthday suits despite chilly temperatures demonstrating against the new nudity ban pushed through by supervisor scott weiner. it's one of the last times they can walk around nude in public. >> it becomes law. i'm vote running against scott weiner for supervisor. i will be the first to disrobe in front of city hall. >> this ban faces a big test on thursday, a judge will decide whether to grant an injunction against the ban. >> let's stay in the city for this item. 49ers are preparing to head to atlanta for nfc championship game. one, if they win there, it's open to super bowl. fans get rgd to make the trip we're live at sa
shows. but the manager of this virginia gun shop says that more background checks will just harass law-abiding gun buyers. >> the only people that are likely to comply with it are law-abiding citizens. well, they're not the problem. >> reporter: meanwhile, guns are selling at a record pace. a response to fears about what the president will do on guns. what do you make of the long lines we're seeing at gun shows and gun stores all around the country? >> those who oppose any common sense gun control or gun safety measures have pretty a pretty effective way of ginning up fear, everybody's guns are going to be taken away. >> reporter: while washington waits for the president's plan, things are already happening in the states. today alone, political leaders in new york, maryland and chicago moved forward on gun initiatives. and in connecticut, the families of the victims of the sandy hook shooting came forward, calling for a national dialogue on preventing mass killings. diane? >> all right, jon, thank you. >>> and now we move onto modern health in america and something new from coca-cola,
control laws. the president says he knows he faces an uphill fight, trying to get congress to go along with an assault weapons ban. in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school massacre, mr. obama said he will consider using executive powers to bring about change. >> if there's a step we can take to save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> the president is reviewing proposals from vice president biden who was asked to head up a task force to stop gun violence. more details are expected later this week. >>> new york state is not waiting for federal action to crack down on guns. governor andrew cuomo and state lawmakers reached a deal on the country's first new gun control measure following the newtown shooting. the senate voted late last night and today the assembly is expected to approve some of the most restrictive gun laws in america, including tougher background checks and expanded assault weapons ban. >>> former president george h.w. bush wakes up at home today for the first time in almost two months. he was released from a hospital in hous
making it illegal for residents to possess ultradeadly hollow point bullets. which pose a hazard to law enforcement. the bill would require stores to notify police if someone buys large amounts of ammunition. >> purchases 500 rounds or more, or frequency of purchases we'd like there to be a data base for that. then, we want to ban the more lethal ammunition there. is no place for it on the streets. >> a lot of year, san francisco defend a local law requiring safe storage of handguns and a ban against the sale of hollow point bullets. the national rifle association challenged both laws. >> a man turned up dead in the trunk of his car, now, investigators are looking for the person response yichblt a deputy discovered sean parker's body checking in a car near snonla state university. it appears the car had been there since saturday. parker was wanted in a case in santa rosa. deputies found hipz girlfriend's blood in the car. they say she's not a suspect in the death. >> the oakland police department wants some help from the alameda county sheriff's department to make streets safer. the cit
a ban on high capacity magazines. more background checks will harass law-abiding citizens say the owners. >> do you think controls will get a background check before they sell a gun to another criminal? >> many in connecticut who remembered the one month anniversary of the shooting, want action. >> doing nothing is no longer an option. >> this is a promise to do everything in our power to be remembered not as a town of grief but a place where change began. >> lawmakers in new york state reached a tentative agreement for the most restrictive gun law in the country including tougher assault weapons ban and more stringent background checks for gun sales. >> the national rifle association has vowed to take the fight to congress lobbying against laws that restrict access to guns. >> thank you. a state lawmaker from san francisco is introducing a bill aimed at reducing gun violence in california. democratic senator wants to bolster the assault weapons ban. it calls for banning the use of bullet buttons that allow shoot wees to change magazines quickly on military-style rifles. the bill bans th
in the next half hour. >> a new associated press poll finds majority of americans support stricter gun laws at president obama will announce the plan this morning to reduce gun violence. for more we go to abc news like in washington, dc. >> get ready for a big fight. president obama's proposals to curb gun violence are already being met with enormous resistance by the n.r.a. >> the n.r.a. did not wait for president obama's announcement. the powerful gun lobby launched a strike releasing a video attacking the president's character. >> he is just another elite it hypocrite. it points out that his children have armed protection in school and asks, why is he skeptical about armed security? >> president obama will have to overcome the opposition and convince congress to pass the measures to curb gun violence. when he unveils the proposals he will do with children who wrote letters expressing concern about gun violence. the president will call on congress to ban military style assault weapons, limit the number of bullets allowed and require background checks on every gun purchased. he will also t
takes the law into their own hands. he had an illegal gun and killed a man, a father of five children. took my son away from me. >> there is a report the family scuffled outside of the courtroom but by the time deputy arrived it was over. >> one week after confessing to killing his mother, former death row inmate ask double murderer dennis stanworth was back before a judge today to enter a plea. >> one week after he confessed to killing his mother in an emotional outburst, former death row instatemate stayed mostly quiet this, time, the 70-year-old entered a not guilty plea plae to the murder of nellie stanworth in his home. last week he said he was guilty. >> right. >> it's a standard plea in any case so that is what he entered today. >> in the a surprise? >> no. no. >> this prosecutor says nellie stanworth was likely killed in early november. saying the autopsy revealed it was murder. saying it did not appear his wife knew about the death though the body had been on the property sometime. stanworth spent seven years on death row for killing two teenagers in 1966 for a series of kidn
against the city. >> it will violate the law. it will violate the constitutional rights of the property owner. >>reporter: if the attorney for the neighbors accused 7-11 of bullying the city into reversing its decision. >> property owner and tenant 7-11 either decided to take a calculate the business risk or simply failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term leas lease. >>reporter: again city council voted unanimously to revoke 7-11 permit to do business her here. mayor david lynn told me that even though the city legal team made a mistake, the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7-11 in court. reporting live in san mateo, abc 7 news. >>> new at 11:00 body has been found in the trunk of a car just off the campus of sonoma state university. car was parked in no parking zone on petaluma hill road in rohnert park. investigators say the car is connected to a crime committed friday in santa rosa. they will thought say what crime though. death is considered suspicious although investigators have not revealed th
governor andrew cuomo signed the nation's toughest gun control law into effect. among its provisions is a ban on assault weapons. >>> meanwhile, two shootings to report. the first in kentucky. two people were killed and a teenager wounded when a gunman fired into their vehicle at a community college. it's believed the shooting stemmed from a domestic issue. a suspect later turned himself in. >>> and in downtown st. louis, the financial aid director of a business school was wounded by an apparently disgruntled student. that student does have a mental disability and was told on monday he was losing his financial assistance. after shooting the administrator, the student then shot himself. both men remain hospitalized, which is really something. you're seeing more and more -- at least we're reporting on these incidents of shootings at schools after newtown. it just seems that it's happening over and over again. of course, you know, we've got all this legislation coming in. at least from new york. i suspect we're going to see it just all over the country. >> clearly big controversy. liste
laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that addresses the full spectrum of issues. >> the new york law blocks mentally ill patients from buying weapons and require mental health professionals to report any patient deemed "significant risk or threat." victims of mass shootings want something similar done national ly. amen tale -- do we want mentally ill people with guns in come on. >> attorney general ed meese raised the possibility of impeaching president obama if the gun proposals go too far. reporting live in washington for abc7 news. eric? >> thank you. >> this is the day we are going to warm up. mike, it is slow this morning. >> slow yesterday. slow tomorrow and overnight. we are getting less than ten hours of sunshine so we get how many hours of night? 14 hours. there is an imbalance that is why the overnight hours are frosty. they will be frosty inland we talked about that. we have clear conditions and you can see how calm the embarcardero is. live doppler 7 hd shows no need for wet weather gear. you can see how dry it is with not a cloud found or a radar ret
control laws. school children wrote to him with suggestions including an 11-year-old. >> she says i know laws have to be passed by congress but i beg you to try very hardéfcs. >> the conzbres reluctant to pass comprehensive gun controls. he signed 23 action that's include providing more federal money but added these are just first steps. >> congress, too, must act. and congress must acfgs÷, soon. >> what the president wants is a universal background check for gun purchases, a limit how many a clip can hold and a ban on military style assault weapons, advocates are gearing up for battle in a new video, the rifle association goes after the president, personally. >> slammed being skeptical of having armed guards in schools, his daughters are required secret service protection. julia believes her voice and those of children around the country can bring change to stop the violence. >> lawmakers are skeptical of the plan, and some democrats in the senate said they're uncomfortable with what the president is asking. coming up at 6:00 we'll hear from house democratic leader nancy pelosi and ja
state to enforce any new federal gun law. >> to use this tragedy somehow as to say we need great reforms is just the wrong thing to do. >> reporter: in oregon, a sheriff stood by his intention not to enforce any law he believes is unconstitutional. >> making criminals out of honest citizens, that's not the right path to go down. >> reporter: when the president made his announcement, he was joined by four kids who wrote him letters after sandy hook. >> these are some pretty smart letters from some pretty smart young people. julia said -- julia, where are you? there you go. "i'm not scared for my safety, i'm scared for others." >> reporter: rush limbaugh mocked that. >> the children are writing letters to the president, we don't want to die, we don't want to die. >> reporter: the president's proposals if passed by congress would ban assault weapons and high capacity magazine clips and require background checks on virtually every gun sale, even those between private individuals at gun shows. he called on his supporters to put pressure on members of congress. >> ask them what's more importan
if they become law. jon karl has the story. >> reporter: at a firearms trade show in las vegas wednesday, the reaction to the president's plan was almost universally negative. >> i'm opposed to it. >> i really don't agree with obama. >> reporter: in texas, governor rick perry said he was disgusted by the way the president was using the sandy hook massacre. >> we need to be looking at the mental health issue substantially more than we are using the death of these young children to further a political cause. >> reporter: a texas state representative went further, vowing to write a bill that would make it a felony for anyone in the state to enforce new gun laws. in mississippi, the governor had a similar idea, urging the legislature to prohibit the enforcement of any federal laws obama could get passed. >> i support the current laws. i don't think we need to change anything at all. >> reporter: the ferocity of the opposition does not surprise the white house. it's been nearly two decades since any new gun laws have been passed. >> we suffered too much pain and we care too much about our chi
a billion dollars. >> the law caught up with a suspected hit and run driver who skipped out on a court appearance two years ago. he was reentering the country from the philippines. plea police say he was driving a car that floon a motorcyclist in january, 2011 and kept going. the motorcyclist was killed. he had a million dollar bench warrant, now, knees custody. >> the driver of a car being chased by the alameda county sheriff's department crashed into at least two other cars. investigators not saying whether anyone was injured. we do understand one person was arrested at the scene. these are pictures from sky 7 hd. a number of other suspects apparently ran after the crash. police are still trying to find them right now. and quite a scare for shoppers in vallejo, police say a senior citizen lost control of the car and drove it into the store this afternoon. you can seat black car that slashed from sky 7. police say the driver and passenger were shaken up, but not hurt. we're learning about a home invasion murder of a wealthy south bay businessman. the common thread that binds them toge
now in san francisco, activists fight lg a new law bang nudity. a judge has been asked to block that law from going into affect on february 1. and he considers a lawsuit. the first hearing held today. no decision made. opponents argue the banw violates their first amendment freedom rights. they claim nudity is a political statement. attorneys representing the city claim it's a matter of public health as well as safety. >> high speed rail is one step closer to==Áreality. they're searching for trains to run up to 220 miles per hour along both costs. the prices could please critics saying the rail project is too pricey. officials expect to purchase 60 trains in 10 year autos people looking up reviews for san francisco restaurants can soon turn to yelp other -- for things other than adnx favorite dish. >> take a look at how safe and sanitary each restaurant is. more from san francisco. >> there is 3500 restaurants in san francisco. finding what you like can take searching. >> i go to the same two restaurants over and over. >> many turn to yelp to see what real customers have to s
into a wall in utah. no financialal terms exposed. remaining law firm not affected by the settlement today. last month toyota agreed to pay more than 1 billion dollars to resolve hundreds of lawsuits involving economic loss from toyota owners. >> activist went to federal court to try to over turn san francisco ban on public nudity. opponent of that ban are asking federal judge to block the law from going in effect on february 1st. the city wants the case threaten out. attorneys republicing the city say the ban is a matter of public health. nudist attorney says it's a violation of free speech. >> this is part of the political speech. they view trying to add vo skate clothing operational lifestyle. >> there is concerns about the harm that people feel when they are exposed to nudity unwillingly. >>reporter: no decision was made today. judge said that he will issue a written ruling before the end of the moychlt late tonight bar passengers face delay for next few week. agency doing retrofit work in the tube and people traveling after 10:00 p.m. will experience delay because only one trac
since 2008 planning to return to teaching law in uc berkeley. >> today is the last day of the job for san jose police chief chris moore. the 25 year veteran led the police department for two years. his tenure saw a rise in crime, budget cuts and growing morale problems. >> nathan burress, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend in the toll plaza was sentenced to death today. burress shot and killed deborah ross and maurice chucky everett at the toll plaza in 2009. during the sentencing burress says it doesn't matter because california legal battles over the death penalty make the execution unlikely. >> a man released from president yochb ak convicted for two murders years ago is accused now of killing his mother. he faced a judge and murder charges again, today. >> convicted double murderer and former death row inmate pled not guilty to killing1 çñ >>> prurters accused him of buying her a 73-year-old lexus. it left the victim bankrupt and heart broken. investigators say she apparently used some nonpay off the victim in another criminal case. >> overseas now new inf
and sisters are treated like anyone uls els under the law. if we're truly created equal the love for one another must be equal as well. >> the head of the national center for lesbian rights said she was close to tear autos we felt we weren't in a back room maybe he'll talk to fuss no one is watching. >> the impact on republican who's fear any compromise to lead to a challenge from within their own ranks. saying change will depend less on president and democrats and more on moderate republican autos jeb bushes of the republican party, lamar alexander, on the podium with the president today. >> murphy says he's seeing signs the deep freeze may be thawing. >> there is a sort of thing of hey we try that had and it didn't work. and maybe we want to win. >> the director of the leo mccarthy center said he was at a conference where jeb bush was challenge bid a mer conservative republican from utah saying the push back is polite, but pointed. >> thank you. >> you bet. >> many of you watched this morning but for many americans more than ever brrk television was one of two screens they were watchin
brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. [applause]. >> president obama has been criticized by gay rights activist in the past for moving too slowly with policy changes. today human rights groups laud the president for the strong stand on gay rights. >> he has been criticized in the past. again. for those but today was of course also a celebration. after the president finish his speech and first lady michelle walked down constitution avenue to cheer the crowd. daughter sasha and malia joined them in a special viewing area where they snapped photo and danced a little as bands marched past. >> come here and talk about the weather forecast. another nice day around the bay area. spencer is in for sandhya tonight. >> look at the first weather forecast here starting with live doppler 7 hd. more cloud cover now than we had earlier that may keep temperatures from dropping quit so low than earlier thought. right now temperature readings of 37 in novato and chilly in few spots. 13 santa rosa and livermore and we have 40's right around the bay but as we look ahead to
brothers and sisters are treated like anyelsn else under the law. [applause]. >> president obama has been criticized by gay rights activist in the past for moving too slowly with policy changes. today human rights groups laud the president for the strong stand on gay rights. >> he has been criticized in the past. again. for those but today was of course also a celebration. after the president finish his speech and first lady michelle walked down constitution avenue to cheer the crowd. daughter sasha and malia joined them in a special viewing area where they snapped photo and danced a little as bands marched>> past. >> come here and talk about the weather forecast. another nice day around the bay area. spencer is in for sandhya tonight. >> look at the first weather forecast here starting with live doppler 7 hd. more cloud cover now than we had earlier that may keep temperatures from dropping quit so low than earlier thought. right now temperature readings of 37 in novato and chilly in few spots. 13 santa rosa and livermore and we have 40's right around the bay but as we look ahead
stressful moments for the authorities. as a result, we have more than 13,000 military and law enforcement personnel, ready for this event. we have snipers on the roofs. we have biological and chemical units prepared to deal with whatever comes up. we have a high degree of surveillance. satellites zooming in on the mall, as well as hundreds of surveillance cameras, to watch potential suspects. as one official told me last night, we have no specific threat. but we have to be ready for anything, george. >> and i know they've been preparing for this for a year. they've been locking the buildings on the parade route. they've been locking the garbage cans on the parade route. repaved the road. they are taking no chances. we have an incredible team of presidential savvy with us this morning. i want a quick word from two of them sitting with us here. let's start with matthew dowd, contributor to abc news. you have contributed to a combine, as well. both sides of the aisle. what does it take for a president to take a second inauguration and make it soaring? >> well, it's a much different situation
. >> it will violate the law and the constitutional rights of the property owner. >> the attorney for the neighbor accused 7/11 of bullying the city into reversing the decision. >> the property owner and the tenant decided to take a calculated business risk or failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term lease. >> the city council voted to revoke 7/11's permit and there the city's legal team made a mistake the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7/11 in court. >> there are plenty of tickets available for the 49er fans willing to travel to atlanta. the niners victory on saturday put them in the title game and a win away from the super bowl. they are taking on atlanta at the georgia dome on sunday. that means ticket sellers are not getting the business they expected because the majority of fans do not have the time or expense to make a trip to atlanta. >> i had a person called up that wants to travel to atlanta. this is the difference. if they played here there would be $100,000 worth of tickets but right now, nothing. >> you
, the numbers spiked to 4.5%. law enforcement believe there's is a$?izu connection leaving many criminals leaving criminals unsupervised. >> there is no such tether on them. it's predictable that is going to happen. >> the california department of corrections says it's not fair to blame a rise in crime, just a reassignlinement, plus, counties given traechl money. >> this crime is going down you're going to blame property crimes going up on realignment,. >> the feermer sheriff worries criminals will graduate to more serious crimes. >> phone shall for homicides increases. >> carol morgan doesn't know what is2=s0 to blame it on. she knows the neighborhood isn't the same. >> it's terrible. opposed to what it was before. >> the stats should be out later this fall, corrections says that may give a better picture of realignments affects. >> all right. thank you. coming up, do you du have privacy concerns about a graph search? michael finney can help you and a digital coupeon deal this can come from stores you're driving by thanks to one connected app. >> and parts of the bay area warming as muc
he is not naive about the challenges. with stricter laws looming advocates have begun an intense push back. in a video the n.r.a. goes after the president. >> it is just eat hypocrite. slamming president obama for being skeptical about armed guards in schools while his daughters have required secret service protection. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the white house called the video repugnant. the senate is going to begin working on gun legislation in the next two weeks but president obama said he could not wait. he signed 23 executive orders on gun control that do not require congressional approval. >> a gun buyback program proved to be a huge success in the bay area. 827 weapons were turned in by different people from four counties. they were given $200 a weapon. agoers ran out of money in a few hours. note oh got the most with 277 weapons and san rafael netted 223, central marin had 2306, and marin city 71. another buy back has been scheduled for next monday running from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at night with weapons dropped off, no questions, at the san rafae
reforms to the nation's gun control laws and he wants congress to act. they say they want americans to apply pressure to lawmakers. >> ask what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> here are a few of the president's proposed measures that need awful pro. required background checks for all gun sales even gun shows, a ban of military-assault-style weapons and magazines. there are things such as improving the standards for background checks and adding public school security and funding mental health care. >> while the debate starts to rage in washington tonight, just the fear that some weapons will be banned is spurring gun sales across the bay area and the country. there is even talk of a gun and ammo shortage. alan wang visited a gun store where weapons are literally flying off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to c
control laws and he wants congress to act. they say they want americans to apply pressure to lawmakers. >> ask what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> here are a few of the president's proposed measures that need awful pro. required background checks for all gun sales even gun shows, a ban of military-assault-style weapons and magazines. there are things such as improving the standards for background checks and adding public school security and funding mental health care. >> while the debate starts to rage in washington tonight, just the fear that some weapons will be banned is spurring gun sales across the bay area and the country. there is even talk of a gun and ammo shortage. alan wang visited a gun store where weapons are literally flying off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to continue. >> this is california
control laws has many gun owners concerned spurring sales of some weapons that will be banned. the jackson arm shooting range and shop in south san francisco has seen 300 percent jump in sales sin the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. after the president's call if tighter gun control, they expect demand to continue. each gun store in the bear area is out of a popular assault rifle. >> this is a special brand, a california legal. if we had one it would be gone in a minute. >> ammunition is getting if short supply with many manufacturers out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> if marin county the district attorney says you may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during a four-county "buy back" program. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers on tuesday but only raised $43,000 to cough that and a total of 827 weapons were turned in and another buy back is set for monday. currently it is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police department but do not expect to get any cash this time for turning in
law. >> coming up on the news at 5:00 it's a change in continents. where california's fastest growing immigrants ever now coming from. >> subway coming up short on foot long customers. customers get an explanation from the company tonight. >> hi there everyone. temperatures in the 60s. tomorrow, we're talking some locations in the 70s. the accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> the bay area's sun saigsal exhibit with explosive images from space. really, remarkable stuff. sfwus. >>> look at this. a good samaritan jumps into action when an suv lands into a swimming pool. after chasing through a fence she got trapped in a pool. a man helped her out of the suv before it sank. police say he saved her life. >> number of asians imgreating to california is two times greater than those from south america. the data show that's in 2011, 57% of new immigrants were from yaish compared to 22% from latin america that. is a shift from a decade ago when 37% were from asia, and 42% from latin america. primarily, mexico. >> next time you check a restaurant review on ayelp something new may pop up. the s
employee discovered the book and sat to reconcile the young authors with their laws to living life. take a look. >> reporter: we already have the ten commandments. >> god has sent before you this day his laws of life and good. >> reporter: and the rules of "fight club." >> first rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight club. >> reporter: why not a rule book by and for kids? >> don't call each other names. clean up your messes. no eating other people's food. >> reporter: 157 rules in a spiral notebook, found in a walmart parking lot by raymond flores, the employee who retrieves carts. >> don't keep saying please if someone says no. >> reporter: the no-nos of a lifetime. rule 91, don't color on people. 105, tie your shoes or you'll fall down. and, of course, don't bite the dentist. >> i thought this was adorable. >> reporter: rule 154 is protect this book. and flores was determined to follow it. >> here's your book back. >> reporter: all the way back to the authors, two girls, ages 8 and 10. cousins and best friends who both struggle with little sisters, who apparently have been
the warriors won i was taking a math media law and ethics test. yes i was in college. i do not remember the grade. probably an "a." the first quarter and pick and roll precision. the splitter with the finish and the warriors lead by 10 in the first. gary neil closes the gap and gets a three at the buzzer and move to the third quarter. david lee with the two handed flush. he had 22 and he started in place of curry once again. show right, go left. 20 points and 10 assists for jack. too much of the big fundamental. two of his 24. and tony parker doing what he does best and flashing and scoring. 28 straight losses in san antonio. the hoops are welcome and number six stanford hosting ucla. the 42nd career double-double and 25 points and 13 rebounds and cardinals 75-49. this abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> and we will continue to see more of this weekend on what happens with the crabtree situation. the legal process is most importantly, and then secondly how does it affect the game? >> because i think there is no access to these guys tomorrow at least that will k
for crocodiles in the modern world. >> reporter: though the salt water croc is often protected by the law, it is still coveted for its valuable skin and is more often killed by humans than vice versa. here in this marsh where 70% of people make their living by fishing, any creature that comes near the shore is in mortal danger. and the stealthy salty is the master of ambush. >> they're really perfectly adapted for being hunters. they can just barely have their eyes break the if you asurface, can get close to people without being noticed, and then they have tremendous strength to literally leap at their prey. strong jaws. then pull that prey into the water. >> reporter: nototology wait until the enormous beast strikes again, villagers here turn to legendary croc hunter ronny sue miller to capture the killer alive. the hunter becomes the hunted. but several attempts to catch it in a steel snare fail. he says the cable has snapped. i think we're dealing with a much bigger croc than we expected. until finally success, or is it? this creature weighs over 2,300 pounds. easily the largest croc t
to protect people's privacy, as required by a new law. a second type of full-body scanner that does not produce the vivid images will still be in airports. >>> and finally, an amazing rescue from a burning building. take a look at this video here. as this firefighter in russia, gets hit with a chunk of snow. a huge chunk of snow, almost knocking him off the ladder as he climbs to try to save a family. somehow, he grabbed the ladder to break his fall. it didn't happen twice. that's a replay, by the way. another firefighter pulls him up. together, they were able to rescue the baby and his mother. >> good job. well done. >> that's all i know. >> the pop quiz. >> thank you. >> language lessons and the news. ron claiborne gives us the whole picture every morning. thank you, ron. appreciate it. >>> it is the biggest event in washington. it happens once every four years. the countdown to inauguration is on. >> when president obama takes the oath of office on monday, the inaugural celebration will be nothing compared to what it was back in 2009 when he was sworn in. abc's david kerley is in
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